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2020: Eurasianet’s year in review
To each their own annus horribilis.
Dec 28, 2020
Here’s Looking at EAEU: What a gas!
Unemployment, post-COVID hopes, and moving gas: This and more in our monthly briefing on the Eurasian Economic Union.
Here’s looking at EAEU
Dec 10, 2020
Uzbekistan postpones first census because of coronavirus
The population has not been counted in over 30 years.
Nov 13, 2020
Uzbekistan to begin Chinese vaccine trial
5,000 volunteers have been mobilized for the phase-three trial.
Nov 9, 2020
On Georgian voters’ minds: A pandemic, a bank robbery, and treasonous cartography
Georgians go to the polls for legislative elections on October 31 after an unexpectedly eventful campaign season.
Oct 30, 2020
Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict poses threat to regional energy corridor
While it would be wrong to start pointing fingers and formulating conspiracy theories, clearly the risks are many and real.
Oct 9, 2020
Coronavirus economics watch: Central Asia and the Caucasus, September 2020
A digest, updated daily, on how the pandemic is plundering Eurasia's economies.
Sep 29, 2020
Uzbekistan pins economic fightback on gold sales
The country became the world's biggest seller of gold in July.
Sep 22, 2020
Uzbekistan: Pay increased for cotton-pickers
Better salaries may inject some needed dynamism into ailing rural areas.
Sep 11, 2020
Here’s looking at EAEU #4: Belarus backs itself into trade corner
Hypocritical election congratulations underscore the cold strategic underpinnings of a bloc that is as much about politics as it is about trade.
Here’s looking at EAEU
Sep 3, 2020
Georgia beckons digital nomads with COVID-fighting success
A new program is an attempt to maintain the country's enviable epidemiological situation and still attract some visitors to its tourism-dependent economy.
Sep 2, 2020
Chinese hydroelectric investments in Central Asia: A snapshot
The first in a series of briefings on Beijing's investments in Central Asian renewables.
Aug 31, 2020
Russian tourists flood into newly reopened Abkhazia
The territory's public health officials have warned against opening up to tourism, and the arrival of tourists has coincided with a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases.
Aug 11, 2020
Uzbekistan: Civil society hindered in ability to contain COVID-19 corruption
The chair of the Senate says $171,000 have gone missing.
Aug 10, 2020
Azerbaijani president slams State Oil Company, announces privatization
In an unprecedented speech, Ilham Aliyev blasted the “socialist economic model” behind his country’s largest companies.
Aug 9, 2020